Forklift Operator

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by Kroger

Cincinnati, OH 45204
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Forklift Operator FULL-TIME


Job Title: Warehousing

Department: MFG Warehouse
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Supervisor
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of warehouse operation, equipment and products within the warehouse, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of all assigned job functions, to achieve and maintain world class quality. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:
•Safely and effectively operate and maintain assigned machines and all related equipment to ensure daily orders are met
•Responsible for all safety procedures including the wearing of all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
•Monitor product to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded
•Read and follow standard work for warehouse policies
•Safely operate a variety of warehouse equipment and vehicles and utilize a variety of hand tools
•Arrange for the maintenance and repair of warehouse equipment when needed
•Complete safety observations
•Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion
•Verify proper components at the work station before beginning a job
•Complete all required paperwork and documentation, writing clearly and legibly
•Complete "If down, do" list for this position when conditions warrant
•Actively participate in Total Process Control (TPC) activities
•Plan, oversee and participate in warehouse operations and activities
•Maintain regular and predictable attendance, as well as working overtime as needed
•Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
•Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF Systems
•Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
•Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
•Must be at least 18 years of age
•High School Diploma or GED
•Basic math skills
•Effective oral/written communication skills

Desired Previous Job Experience:
•Previous food manufacturing experience

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight
Regions: General Office- Cincinnati; Midwest

REM-01 WS-01 WS-TC


Shift start: 6:30AM or 10:30AM or 2:30PM or 10:00PM or 3:00AM
Shift length:

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 60 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

About Kroger

The Kroger Co. is one of the world's largest grocery retailers. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, including Fred Meyer.

Reference: 949575589

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